Few days ago, Samsung has officially announced a new 13.3 inch ultrabook that release with some impressive multimedia and entertainment features, named Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus. Designed as a new Apple’s MacBook Air competitor, the ATIV Book 9 Plus ultrabook will be comes with a strong hinge that allows user to opens the lid 178 degrees and brings a 3200 x 1800 native resolution touch screen display, much higher than the Apple’s ultrabook that only support a 1440 x 900 native resolution.
The ATIV Book 9 Plus is the Samsung’s newest flagship 13.3 inch Ultrabook and it looks like designed to replace the Samsung Series 9 ultrabook position as Samsung’s premium ultrabook. The 13.3 inch Quad High Definition touch screen display brings impressive viewing experience, more detail images and more realistic video. It uses a layer of scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass display and capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 3200 x 1800 pixels, higher than other 13.3 inch ultrabook from other brand, such as Toshiba KIRAbook 13 i5 ultrabook that brings a 13.3 inch WQHD widescreen display with a 2560 x 1440 native resolution.
As the newest Samsung flagship product, the ATIV Book 9 Plus also comes with latest Intel and Samsung’s technologies. Inside, it will be powered by 4th generation of Intel Haswell (Intel Core i5/i7 ULT) processor, integrated Intel HD graphics 4400 as graphics accelerator and incorporated with up to 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM, delivers ultimate power and graphics performance for day to day hard working in the office and great multimedia performance.
Like other ultrabook, this model also has a Solid State Drive (Up to 256GB SSD) as internal store and backed by multimedia card reader slot that allows user to transfer easily and share files from and to other device. The SSD drive not only make this machine more thinner but also gives faster loading and boot time performance. It also comes with Samsung’s Fast Start Technology that promises will gives faster boot time (under 6 seconds).
The 1.39 KG ultrabook comes with a high quality aluminum uni-body for construction make it feel light, solid and comfortable to carry around with you. It has dimension in 319.6 x 222.9 x 13.6mm. This model is slightly heavier and thinner than the 13.3 inch Vaio Pro 13 ultrabook with just 17mm thin and weighing only at 1.2 KG. reportedly, the Lithium battery capable to produces more than 12 hours of battery life on full charge, better than Vaio Pro ultrabook that only brings up to 7 hours on single charge. Of course, it also lacks optical drive, but you can connect it into external optical disk rive if you needed.
According to reliable source, this model also equipped with a security lock slot, two USB 3.0 port, audio combo jack, micro HDMI, mini VGA, Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ connector and high speed WiFi for wireless connection. Sadly, Samsung did not gives any information about pricing and worldwide and US availability. As soon as we get that information, we will update this report. BTW, are you interested and planning to buy Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus ultrabook when it released?